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Tag Archives: Consumer Protection

No FDCPA Claim for Medical Bill Collector (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit against a collection agency trying to collect her unpaid medical bill of $143.80, plaintiff alleges no falsehood, misrepresentation, unfairness or unconscionable means covered by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the Newport News U.S. District Court ...

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Fair Debt Claim Survives for ‘Validation Notice’ (access required)

A consumer debtor suing defendant debt collector has stated a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act with allegations that defendant’s initial collection letter failed to comply with statutory requirements for a proper debt “validation notice” informing plaintiff of ...

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Missing Disputed Debt Notice States FCRA Claim (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court adopts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and denies dismissal of plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by falsely reporting a balance on her home mortgage loan, which plaintiff asserts had been paid ...

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Service Member’s SCRA Lease Suit Transferred (access required)

A service member who alleges his landlord in Washington State continued to charge rents after he terminated his lease upon his transfer to Fort Eustis in Virginia, and involved a collection agency to collect unpaid rent, has his suit charging ...

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Adoption-Related FCRA Claim Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s claim alleging defendants improperly provided and/or used a credit reporting agency’s “consumer report” against her in an adoption-related proceeding, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Plaintiff’s amended complaint alleges violations of ...

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